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Diarrhea Dietitian to Speak at “Girls with Guts” Retreat October 10, 2015

Have you heard about Girls with Guts (GWG)? How about this mission statement: The mission of Girls With Guts is to empower girls and women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease & ulcerative colitis) and ostomies to share their stories of confidence and to promote self-esteem. GWG is having their fall retreat in Gresham, Oregon on October 9-12, […]

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The exciting world of gut health

This is an exciting time to be a gut health practitioner. I have been busy listening to Ted Talks and webinars, reading books and websites, and sharing and learning from my patients and colleagues. If I were a better blogger I would be sharing this information weekly. It’s one of my goals… Here are just […]

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Post-surgery gut rehab

The hospital is full of really sick people. I know, because I had an opportunity to work at the hospital this past week. (This is the same hospital I have worked at for over 18 years, though in recent years I am only there on-call.) Many years ago I was responsible for all the tube feeding and […]

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Have you ever heard anyone talk about DIARRHEA on the radio?

For years, I have lamented how no one ever says the word DIARRHEA on the radio or tv. If millions of people suffer from chronic diarrhea, don’t you think it should be talked about? Thankfully, one of my dietitian colleagues agreed. I was offered an opportunity to talk about diarrhea for a half-hour on the […]

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I first became fascinated with probiotics in the early 2000’s. There was not much published literature, but there were a lot of theories about how the body’s bacterial population influenced overall health. When I started writing my book in 2006, there was a larger body of literature. By the time my book was nearing completion […]

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